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Friday 21 st November 2014
Researchers have provided insight into human behavior for scientists, engineers who design and build social robots.


Friday 21 st November 2014
A new robot for inspecting ballast water tanks on board ships is being developed. The robot is able to move independently along rails built into the tanks. At the moment, people still carry out such inspections, with ships being brought into dry dock for the purpose.


Thursday 20 th November 2014

Cambrian Genomics CEO says his company just raised $10M to print more DNA Cambrian Genomics, which has created a promising DNA-printing technology,


Thursday 20 th November 2014

If you talk about AI as a set of techniques, as a field of study in mathematics or engineering, it brings benefits. If we talk about AI as a mythology of creating a post-human species, it creates a series of problems that I've just gone over, which include acceptance of bad user interfaces, where you can't tell if you're being manipulated or not, and everything is ambiguous. It creates incompetence, because you don't know whether recommendations are coming from anything real or just self-fulfilling prophecies from a manipulative system that spun off on its own, and economic negativity, because you're gradually pulling formal economic benefits away from the people who supply the data that makes the scheme work.

(with video)

Edge


Thursday 20 th November 2014

Getaround Raises $24 Million To Make Car-Sharing On Demand Being part of the sharing economy isn t enough anymore. Being part of the sharing…


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